Gunmen Attack Commercial Banks in Kaduna

Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers on Sunday night stormed Makarfi Local Government area of Kaduna state with explosives and attacked some commercial banks.

Eyewitnesses said the gunmen numbering over twenty had engaged security operatives who moved in to counter the robbery operation in a gun battle throughout last night till early this morning.

There were also sounds of explosions within the town, a situation that heightened tension in the community.

Makarfi shares boundaries with Kano state and is the home town of former Kaduna state governor, Senator Ahmed Makarfi.

Although the Kaduna police command is yet to confirm the incident as the commissioner of police, Olufemi Adenaike could not answer calls from Channels TV correspondent. The state governor, Muktar Ramalan Yero was on his way to the area as at the time of filing this report.
Source: Channel TV

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